PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music
A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
The usual disclaimer about characters and events is modified like so ... "Whilst parts of the film may be inspired by real life events, the characters, organisations and events portrayed in the film are entirely fictitious. Any resemblance between ... ...
I think she's this amazing human being. Never seen anyone like her. The way she talks and looks. She wears these sunglasses, and when she takes them off, her eyes... are like the clouds clearing to let pass the moon.
Conor: Sometimes I just wanna ...
While filming the "Riddle of the Model" music video, Eamon knocks one of the drummer's cymbals with his guitar while doing a spin. The cymbal vanishes in the next shot when Conor sings at the microphone.
One of the disclaimers in the closing credits: "This is a period film. Synge Street School, like much of Ireland, was a very different place in the 1980's [sic] than it is now. Today Synge Street School is a progressive, multi-cultural school with an excellent academic record and a committed staff of teachers."
English, French, Latin
$63,573 (USA) (17 April 2016)
$3,233,839 (USA) (22 July 2016)